1984 Paris–Dakar Rally

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1984 Paris–Dakar Rally
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Host country France
 Ivory Coast
 Sierra Leone
Cars winnerFrance René Metge
Porsche 911
Bikes winnerBelgium Gaston Rahier
Trucks winnerFrance Pierre Lalleu
The 1984 Paris-Dakar winning Porsche 953 driven by René Metge and Dominique Lemoyne.

1984 Dakar Rally also known as the 1984 Paris–Dakar Rally was the 6th running of the Dakar Rally event. The course was extended through Ivory Coast, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Mauritania. 427 competitors started. René Metge and Dominique Lemoyne won the car class with a Porsche 953, which was often called the 911 SC/RS 4x4, and Gaston Rahier won the motorcycles class.[1]

Final standings[edit]


Driver Bike
1. Belgium Gaston Rahier BMW
2. France Hubert Auriol BMW
3. France Philippe Vassard Honda


Driver Car
1. France René Metge Porsche 911
2. France Patrick Zaniroli Range Rover V8
3. United Kingdom Andrew Cowan Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution


  1. ^ "History of Dakar - RETROSPECTIVE 1979-2007" (PDF). Dakar. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2009-01-07.